Kris “Halo” Pierce is the award-winning music producer, songwriter, and DJ based out of New York City, who is gearing up for his next album, Artificial Breed. He has released a series of singles once a week over the past month, starting with “Blue Flower,” the synthpop and electro-pop song in collaboration with Tijen.
He has released his latest single “Outside of Time,” a melodic-based electronic song with a space-like ambience layered over the melody. Written by Kris “Halo” Pierce, Jason Bazinet, Jason Lazzara, “Outside of Time” is about how time freezes when we live inside our own thoughts, yet time doesn’t stop moving. The processed vocals sing “Take a break You/Need to Align/Just get out You’re/Dying inside/Outside/The sun will shine You’ll find your Way to climb.”
The amount of lyrics in the song are light. There aren’t many, but of the few words heard, the lyrics are heavy. The synthetic nature of the vocals with the electronic beat over the more traditional melody drives the message of how the thoughts we are stuck in are disproportionate to reality, that the time spent in our head is dissonant to our lives.
Kris owns and operates Halo Askew Entertainment (BMI), a multi-platform, boutique entertainment and publishing company based in New Jersey. As a producer, he has earned placements with Interscope Records, Viacom Media Networks, Sony Creative, What’s In-Store Music, Cleopatra Records, and Conzoom Records; among others.
As an audio tech and engineer, he’s worked at Electric Lady Studios and Jambetta Studios; on Broadway (Gettin’ The Band Back Together); on NBC’s Emmy and Grammy Award-winning broadcast, Jesus Christ Superstar Live; and on Disney’s Winnie The Pooh: A New Musical Stage Adaptation (Rockefeller Productions, Disney Theatrical Productions).
In audio tech and engineering contexts, Kris has worked with Whoopi Goldberg, Cyndi Lauper, Jennifer Lopez, Steve Martin, Faith Hill, Paula Cole, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Snoop Dogg, Marc Anthony, Kim Cameron, Zef Noise (Peter Murphy), NativeLab, Rob DeLuca (Sebastian Bach), and Grammy Award winners, Angel Fernandez (David Byrne) and DJ Freddy Bastone.
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